The French-speaking western part of the Valais is sandwiched between two ranges of the Alps and bordered to the north by the Bernese Oberland, to the south by Italy and to the west by France.
It is an exceptional tourist and gastronomic destination, producing great wines and the famous raclette cheese, as well as apricots and williams pears which distillates are known internationally. It is a French-speaking region, but ancient dialects are still spoken in the most remote valleys.
It is of course also a paradise for winter sports and summer hiking. This part of the Valais is home to the world-famous resort of Verbier and the Grand-Saint-Bernard and Forclaz passes, which connect the Rhone Valley with the Aosta Valley in Italy and the Chamonix Valley in France.
We are showing very few places at the moment, we plan to visit more locations in 2022.
- Col du Sanetsch - One of the rare mountain passes connecting Berne and Valais/Wallis, but not with a car
- Euseigne - 8 panoramas of the famous crowned pyramids
- Evolène - Virtual stroll in the most picturesque village of Val d'Hérens
- Morgins - Lake and Pas de Morgins (Morgins mountain pass), a family hiking spot on the border between Switzerland and France
- Saillon - A little stroll in the village of Farinet, the Valaisan popular hero
- Val d´Hérens - A walk along the Borgne river, from Evolène to the Bevernec mountain pasture
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